Global Strategy (MIBS6003)


This unit of study, third in the sequence of six core units students complete in the MIB program, focuses on how international companies win and lose in global competition. Topics include international strategies such as entry mode choices, cross-border strategic alliances, joint ventures, and mergers & acquisitions. The emphasis of the unit is on the application of contextual knowledge about international business and strategic management theories as tailored to emerging markets, and in particular to analyse decisions faced by companies operating in the Asia Pacific region.

Our courses that offer this unit of study

Further unit of study information


1 x 3 hr lecture/seminar per week


individual report and class participation (45%), group presentation and report (25%), final examination (30%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

MIBS6001 and MIBS6002


IBUS6001 or IBUS6002 or IBUS6003



Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.